Implementing Online Union Lists of Serials

Implementing Online Union Lists of Serials

Author: Ruth C. Carter

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000757576

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 226

View: 139

This book, first published in 1989, is a comprehensive look at PaULS, the Pennsylvania Union List of Serials. The editors, both of whom have extensive experience with online union listing, have collected the previously published articles recording the development and implementation of PaULS; compiled new articles representing updated perspectives; provided the PaULS procedure manual; and included an annotated bibliography of literature about online union listing. Contributors to this fascinating volume describe extensive union listing activities of West Virginia University, a special library, Calgon Corporation, and a regional consortia, the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges.

International Directory of Serials Specialists

International Directory of Serials Specialists

Author: Jean Whiffin

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1560249439

Category: Reference

Page: 156

View: 903

Here is the first international directory in the field of serials librarianship. This helpful book contains a list of serials experts whose record of contribution to serials librarianship is recognized regionally, nationally, and internationally. International Directory of Serials Specialists is a practical reference that lists contact persons who can supply specialized information on the serials literature of the national imprint and/or serials bibliographic control, management, and conservation in their respective territories. A forum for the exchange of serials expertise, the book facilitates communication in all aspects of serials librarianship. This guide also includes directory information for administrators in over 60 national, regional, and international centers which comprise the network for assigning International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSNs). This information facilitates bibliographic control, identification, and ordering of serial publications. International Directory of Serials Specialists covers 144 experts in 46 countries. Specific information is included for each individual: name, current position, business address, area(s) of serials expertise, career, conferences organized, papers presented, publications, and research in progress. Arranged alphabetically by country, the book is indexed both by personal names and areas of expertise to facilitate usage. An introduction provides a detailed explanation of the entries. Individuals listed in International Directory of Serials Specialists can be called upon to act as consultants, educators, workshop leaders, committee members, and more. The book can save time and effort for: librarians looking for colleagues to help with questions requiring specialized information library associations seeking serials experts who can represent them internationally individuals responsible for conferences, workshops, etc., who need qualified teachers, leaders, or speakers publishers sending direct mailings to serials librarians serials agents locating serials experts throughout the world serial publishers assessing market opportunities in other countries These individuals, along with anyone needing a serials consultant in another country, will find International Directory of Serials Specialists a valuable, easy-to-use source of helpful information.

E-serials Cataloging

E-serials Cataloging

Author: Jim E. Cole

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0789017113

Category: Computers

Page: 356

View: 199

Appearing simultaneously as The Serials Librarian volume 41, numbers 3 and 4 (2001), this collection focuses on professional standards, education and training, policies and procedures, national projects and local applications, and publications. Twenty-three chapters cover topics like ISSN and ISBD numbers, the integration of electronic resources into cataloguing instruction, teaching seriality, improving access, OPAC records for e-journals, remote access computer file serials, OCLC's CORC service, NESLI MARC records, uniform resource names, bibliographic protocol, full-text resources, and e-books. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Serials in the Park

Serials in the Park

Author: North American Serials Interest Group. Conference

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0789025655

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 356

View: 248

The dawn of the new millennium changed the field of information sciences forever as librarians and researchers alike were barraged with many new concepts and technologies, creating chaos and confusion. Serials in the Park is a breath of fresh air as expert speakers and consultants from the 18th Annual NASIG Conference (2003, Portland, Oregon) focus on the most significant trends and innovations for you and your patrons to use.

Making Waves

Making Waves

Author: North American Serials Interest Group. Conference

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0789014009

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 502

View: 535

Making Waves: New Serials Landscapes in a Sea of Change addresses the traditional concerns of librarians in innovative ways. Budgets are discussed in terms of serials-purchasing consortia and the globalization of academic publishing. Cataloging and preserving now include electronic materials. These proceedings of the fifteenth conference of the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc. also include discussions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and reports on specific test projects such as BioOne, the Open Archives Project, and PubMed Central.

NASIG 2001

NASIG 2001

Author: North American Serials Interest Group. Conference

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0789019299

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 344

View: 550

Presentations and workshops from a May 2001 conference address digital licensing issues, journal licensing, negotiation, and accessibility issues, and give tips on dealing with difficult customers and employees and increasing library effectiveness. Some topics discussed include licensing electronic resources, redefining the serial and the licensing environment, and providing access to journals in aggregator databases. Scheiberg is affiliated with the RAND Corporation Library. Neville is a library systems analyst in product engineering in the private sector. This work has been co-published simultaneously as The Serials Librarian, vol. 42, nos. 1/2 and 3/4, 2002. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Serials Cataloging at the Turn of the Century

Serials Cataloging at the Turn of the Century

Author: Jeanne M. K. Boydston

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0789003732

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 209

View: 300

Fourteen contributions discuss serials cataloguing in terms of the demand for the position during the past 15 years and increasing expectations for candidates, applications of AACR2 and CONSER, the trend towards outsourcing, the cataloguing of Internet materials, European practices, the multiple-version problem, and bibliographic control of serials in a special library. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The USMARC Format for Holdings and Locations

The USMARC Format for Holdings and Locations

Author: Barry B. Baker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000759907

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 236

View: 336

This book, first published in 1988, is a guide to understand and implement the USMARC Format for Holdings and Locations with the goal of making resource sharing of serials easier. Innovative librarians on the cutting edge of technical services and automation offer information on the development of the format, the significant impact it has already had on libraries, as well as discussions about how difficult issues of interpretation have been handled. The contributors to this invaluable volume draw upon their first hand experience with the use of the format, the NISO standards, and the SISAC code to provide other professionals with an introduction to the format and information on how other institutions approached the application of the format to their particular situations.

Women's Studies Serials

Women's Studies Serials

Author: Kristin H Gerhard

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317957539

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 264

View: 490

Women's Studies Serials: A Quarter-Century of Development examines the history, growth, and present status of women's studies collections available in the United States and around the world. This text investigates the accessibility to women's studies periodicals, how they are used and by whom, and identifies areas where further research is needed to help collection managers and librarians make the best selection decisions for their serials collections. Women's Studies Serials will help you choose serials that meet the needs of your patrons and that comply with the limitations of your budget. Offering you charts, tables, and statistical data, Women's Studies Serials covers many topics that will help you build a thorough and accessible women's studies collection or renovate an existing collection, including: the problems, influences, and expectations involved in women's studies faculty's daily work with magazines and journals choosing the best CD-Rom products for women's studies research based on cost, coverage, content, and recommendations for acquisition techniques and insights for teaching cataloging in an interdisciplinary, dynamic, and evolving information environment examining academic women's studies serials on the World Wide Web and determining whether they are helpful to students and faculty suggestions that may alleviate the inadequacies of subject description and access to current periodical literature concerning African-American women and Latinas in the United States how women's studies serials published in Ireland are adding support and recognition to the discipline of women's studies examining popular women's periodicals in the Popular Culture Collection at Bowling Green State University and how they help reveal and document the history of women's roles in society the management and collection methods of the International Centre and Archives of the Women's Studies Movement located in the Netherlands Providing you with information on how other academic libraries choose their collection material, Women's Studies Serials will help you determine what journals in your library are most widely read and if they are meeting the informational and research needs of faculty and students. The information in Women's Studies Serials will help make your women's studies serials current, cost-efficient, and relevant to your patrons’needs.

Experimentation and Collaboration

Experimentation and Collaboration

Author: North American Serials Interest Group. Conference

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0789005255

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 442

View: 352

Experimentation and Collaboration: Creating Serials for a New Millenium will help you see the current direction of serials collection, development, creation, and production as we travel with the electronic age into the dawn of the next millenium. You'll get instant access to the many ways in which traditional boundaries between academic libraries and computer services are dissolving, and you'll see the new sense of egalitarianism that's enhancing scholarship and scholarly communication as the next thousand years approaches. In Experimentation and Collaboration, you'll be transported instantly to all the best NASIG plenary, project, and issues sessions and workshops you might have missed, such as: surviving scholarhip in the 21st Century building a national electronic collection for long-term access creating an electronic archive understanding initiatives in Internet cataloging finding innovations in journal access surmounting the challenges of managing and delivering e-journals drumming up motivation for staff in changing times handling copyright issues and Web publishing Overall, the 12th Annual NASIG Conference was a grand affair, bringing over 600 publishers, vendors, and librarians to Ann Arbor from America, Canada, and Mexico, as well as Great Britain, Germany, and Australia. Experimentation and Collaboration gives you the full range of acitivites at this important conference and ensures that you'll be able to collaborate on, experiment with, and create new serials with the rest of the scholarly world as we begin a new electronic era of information provision, serials publishing, and library science.

Implementing Online Union Lists of Serials

Implementing Online Union Lists of Serials

Author: Ruth C. Carter

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0866568026

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

View: 932

Here is an informative volume featuring a comprehensive look at PaULS, the Pennsylvania Union List of Serials. The editors, both of whom have extensive experience with online union listing, have collected the previously published articles recording the development and implementation of PaULS; compiled new articles representing updated perspectives; provided the PaULS procedure manual; and included an annotated bibliography of literature about online union listing. Contributors to this fascinating volume describe extensive union listing activities of West Virginia University, a special library, Calgon Corporation, and a regional consortia, the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges. For professionals specifically interested in online union lists of serials and for those who are interested in the record of a large cooperative undertaking, especially one that involved building and maintaining a database, this is a most valuable book.

Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar

Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar

Author: Robert Holley P

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136798788

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 440

View: 638

Honoring the work of Ruth C. Carter upon her retirement as editor of Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, Cataloger, Editor, and Scholar is a unique collection that features 21 articles from experts in the field. Celebrating Dr. Carter's dedication to technical services, cataloging, history, and management, these essays recall all the important aspects of her life and career. The important compendium also includes an interview with Dr. Carter and a review of Cataloging & Classification Quarterly (CCQ) during her 20 years at its helm.